Ph laws ill-prepared for social media – former SolGen

Existing Philippine laws are not ready for the shift in power over information that social media has caused. This is according to Atty. Florin Hilbay, an associate professor at the UP College of Law and former Solicitor General, in his lecture “Framing engagements on social media: legal and ethical perspectives”...

UPLB to integrate agribiz, entrepreneurship in programs

From now on, agribusiness and entrepreneurship shall become everybody’s business in UPLB. As part of UPLB’s continuing paradigm shift from primary agriculture to value chain perspective, heads and representatives of colleges and units gathered at the “Forum on UPLB Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Program” to unify their agribusiness- and entrepreneurship-related initiatives,...

UP CUs to prepare water security proposal

There is no stopping the UPLB Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Water, or the UPLB Water Center, from initiating steps towards water security. After convening researchers from UP constituent universities (CUs) in July and organizing a forum to manage the Sierra Madre watershed in August, the UPLB Water Center once again...

Ecotourism champ gets award at ‘Bañamos’ 2018

One of the ‘architects’ of the Bañamos Festival, who is also UPLB’s leading ecotourism expert and advocate, earned a special recognition from the Municipal Government of Los Baños. For. Roberto G. Cereno, director of the Training Center for Tropical Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability (TREES), was cited for helping conceptualize the...

UPLB honors Martial Law heroes

 As the sun set in to give way to what would become a drizzly evening, UPLB students, rushing from their classes, flocked in front of the Humanities Building on Sept. 19. They converged around the Hagdan ng Malayang Kamalayan, known to past generations of UPLB students as the Humanities Steps,...

UPLB mounts Biodiversity exhibit

Festive and critical is UPLB’s yearender exhibit "Art in Biodiversity". Exploring a wide range of mediums, styles and techniques, the group show brings together a select group of painters, sculptors, and mixed-media artists. It is a fitting tribute to UPLB on its 100th Loyalty celebration. Most of the featured works...

UPLB gets 100% passing rate, 1st place in forester exam

Perfect! This could aptly describe UPLB’s performance in the September 2018 Forester Licensure Examination after all of its 137 takers passed the written test given by the Professional Regulation Commission. It earned for UPLB another sole “top performing school” distinction, one that is given to an institution that has 50...